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Detroit Free Press: Rose, King, Jackson appear at Fab Five forum at U-M

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October 8, 2016 – ANN ARBOR – Jalen Rose said he hasn’t had an in-depth conversation with fellow Fab Five member Chris Webber since 2011.The former Michigan basketball player from Detroit Southwestern was on campus Saturday for the Fab 5 @ 25 symposium.The forum was for the Fab Five’s members to discuss their legacy and the other social impacts of their incredible run from 1991-1994 with students and alumni.What it turned out to be was the next step of the Fab Five mending their relationship with the university since the Ed Martin scandal, which rocked the men’s basketball program with sanctions and an NCAA-mandated 10-year disassociation with Webber.► Shawn Windsor: New assistants bring change for Beilein, Michigan basketball“At some point, we all have to get past it (the scandal),” said Rose, who made what he estimated was only his third or fourth appearance on campus since he left for the NBA in 1994. “Hopefully, this is another step in that direction.”Rose said he and Webber, who did not respond to the university’s invitation to …

The Michigan Daily: SportsMonday Column: Fab Five still shape the conversation

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The Michigan basketball teams return to the Nike uniforms with black socks and black shoes this year, the look established by the trend-setting Fab Five.
The Michigan basketball teams return to the Nike uniforms with black socks and black shoes this year, the look established by the trend-setting Fab Five.
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Sunday, October 2, 2016 – 6:52pm
Today, they might not stand out.Five young black men in baggy shorts, black shoes and black socks with shaved heads isn’t a rarity on the basketball court. Not anymore, at least.When the Fab Five burst into college basketball 25 years ago, that swaggering style was likened to thuggery. Now, it …

Detroit Free Press: Jalen Rose: It’s ‘a travesty’ coach Steve Fisher absent from Michigan

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October 1, 2016 – Jalen Rose’s crusade to restore the Fab Five’s place in the Michigan basketball pantheon continues.As the emcee of Michigan’s Jordan Brand jersey unveiling tonight, he had the crowd chanting “Hang the banners,” alluding to those from the Fab Five era that were removed when U-M went on probation in 2003.But while he continues to advocate for himself and his famous four teammates — though he made clear he doesn’t speak for Chris Webber — he understands that’s a healing process.As a gesture, he’d like to see them honor his coach at Michigan, Steve Fisher, who was fired in 1997, during the heat of the Ed Martin booster scandal.”How about a guy like Coach Fisher? He won the only national championship at Michigan, he hosted two other Final Fours and I don’t see his name anywhere,” Rose said, standing in Michigan’s Player Development Center. “That (exile) is not happening across the country. When I see coach Cal (John Calipari) go back to UMass and go back to Memphis, though they went on probation, …